Direct Care staff are trained at orientation and with the individuals with whom they will be working. They are trained by the Service Coordinator or Residential Facilitator on specific member needs. New staff work at least 3 training shifts before working on their own. All staff trainings are documented and tracked to ensure staff have been appropriately and efficiently trained on the needs of the members
Reach For Your Potential offers monthly trainings on subjects such as First Aid/CPR , Blood Borne Pathogens, Mandatory Reporting of Child and Dependent Adult Abuse, Lifting and Repositioning, using a Lift Van properly, Confidentiality, Individual Rights/Restrictions, Positive Behavior Management, Crisis Prevention Intervention, Insulin and Medication Administration Certification, working people with autism and dementia, a history of disability, and traumatic brain injury.